News from BC Coast Pilots
New recommendations for Active Pass and Porlier Pass
Every time a BC Coast Pilot boards a vessel, they utilize a lifetime of knowledge to make important decisions that keep navigation and our coastlines safe. A Pilot’s judgement includes consideration of vessel performance, regulatory requirements, and local conditions which when combined with experience shapes how to best guide a vessel through BC’s waterways.
Throwback Photos of BC Coast Pilots at work
Our Pilots use vast knowledge of local waters to protect B.C.’s ecologically-sensitive marine habitat by guiding ships safely in and out of ports and waterways. Here are some throwback shots all taken on our beautiful coast.
Feature Pilot: Captain Peter Vivian
B.C. Coast Pilots continue to work 24/7 during the Covid-19 pandemic keeping 15,000 miles of the province's coastline safe while maintaining the global supply chain moving. We want to highlight the work done by these devoted Pilots and shine a light on the people behind the safe movement of ships on our coast.
BC Coast Pilots: Keeping the Global Supply Chain Moving
In these challenging times, trade by sea remains essential and a more efficient way to keep the global supply chain moving.
BCCP RESPONSE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC
This pandemic is an evolving situation and as such BC Coast Pilots continue to adjust operational procedures as required, in order to maintain this essential service.
Tips for Safe Boating
It’s almost springtime and most probably the water temperatures will start to rise making it favorable for water sports.
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